The Maronite Eparchy of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania recognises its moral and legal responsibility to provide a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults. This commitment extends to ensuring that moral operations do not place the local community at risk.

The Rights of Children and Vulnerable People

All Children and vulnerable people have the right to:

  1. Be treated fairly no matter what
  2. Have a say about decisions affecting them
  3. Live and grow up healthy
  4. Have people do what is best for them
  5. Know who they are and where they come from
  6. Believe what they want
  7. Privacy
  8. Find out information and express themselves
  9. Be safe
  10. Be cared for and have a home
  11. Education, play and cultural activities
  12. Help and protection if they need it.


Policies and Procedures

  1. Safeguarding Minors and Vulnerable Persons Manual 
  2. Mandatory reporting Policy
  3. Cyberbullying Fact Sheet
  4. Fact Sheet Behaviours to encourage and avoid
  5. Opt out Photo Consent Form
  6. Complaints Procedure Safeguarding Children
  7. Volunteer Safeguarding Handbook
  8. Code of Conduct Policy
  9. Commitment Statement
  10. Safeguarding officer position description

Contact the Parish Office on 02 9740 0998 to speak with a Safeguarding Officers
Josephine Ayoub or Daniel Merhi